Bud Norris scratched from start

Updated: July 30, 2013, 8:38 PM ET
Associated Press

BALTIMORE -- Houston Astros pitcher Bud Norris was scratched from his scheduled start Tuesday night amid speculation he could be traded before the non-waiver deadline.

"They scratched me for a lot of reasons," Norris said. "It's a little unfortunate. I wanted to go out there and pitch, but I understand there's a lot of stuff swirling around me."

Lucas Harrell replaced Norris as Houston's starting pitcher against the Baltimore Orioles.

"It's one of those things, from an organizational ...

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